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Reducing Complexity in A Systemic Parser

Michael O'Donnell

Department of Linguistics,
University of Sydney


Parsing with a large systemic grammar brings one face-to-face with the problem of unification with disjunctive descriptions. This paper outlines some techniques which we employed in a systemic parser to reduce the average-case complexity of such unification.

Mick O'Donnell
Fri Jan 26 19:21:43 GMT 1996